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green dragon

n.
A tuberous plant (Arisaema dracontium) of eastern North America, having divided leaves and minute flowers at the base of a long slender spadix projecting from a narrow green spathe. Also called dragonroot.

green dragon

n
(Plants) a North American aroid plant, Arisaema dracontium, with a long slender spadix projecting from a green or white long narrow spathe. Also called: dragonroot
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Noun1.green dragon - European arum resembling the cuckoopint
aroid, arum - any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
Dracunculus, genus Dracunculus - tuberous herbaceous perennials: dragon arum
2.green dragon - early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadixgreen dragon - early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix
aroid, arum - any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
Arisaema, genus Arisaema - tuberous or rhizomatous herbaceous perennials
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And we are of an excellent family and have a pedigree that I challenge any humans to equal, as it extends back about twenty thousand years, to the time of the famous Green Dragon of Atlantis, who lived in a time when humans had not yet been created.
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As soon as possible Rose retired to a corner, with a porcelain god on one side, a green dragon on the other, and, what was still more embarrassing, Fun See sat on a tea-chest in front, and stared at her with his beady black eyes till she did not know where to look.
George, Robin Hood, Maid Marian, and the Green Dragon.
Through the busy market place, amid the baskets and barrows of market day, under the painted wooden sign of the Green Dragon, up a dark side entry, under an arch, and through a tangle of crooked cobbled streets the two threaded their way, the square, strutting figure in front and the lean, lounging figure behind him, like his shadow in the sunshine.
There's A Dragon in my Closet is a charming picturebook about a young boy and the great green dragon that lives in his closet.
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